TITLE

Relationship Between Body Build and Mental Illness

AUTHOR(S)
Verghese, Abraham; Large, Pamela; Edmond Chiu
PUB. DATE
January 1978
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan78, Vol. 132, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A study to test the relationship between body build and mental illness, conducted in Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital, Melbourne, is described. The Rees-Eysenck body index (REBI) and androgyny score (AGS) were determined for 225 male patients and 24 normals. As age increases, there is a decreasing trend in the scores for these two indices. There were no significant differences between the various diagnostic groups and the normal group for the AGS. But the difference between the non-paranoid schizophrenic group and paranoid schizophrenic group in REBI was significant.
ACCESSION #
24717778

 

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